Man United 1-2 Real Madrid


Ronaldo leads Real to Victory
Ronaldo leads Real to Victory

Manchester United’s Champions League ambitions ended in controversial circumstances that left manager Sir Alex Ferguson and his players enraged at Old Trafford.
United looked on course for a place in the quarter-finals at Real Madrid’s expense after Sergio Ramos’s own goal just after half-time gave them a platform to build on the 1-1 draw from the first leg at the Bernabeu.
The tie was transformed by Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir’s decision to send off Nani for an aerial challenge on Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa after 56 minutes – a red card that reduced Ferguson and his players to fury.
Jose Mourinho’s side, a subdued force until then, took advantage ruthlessly with two goals in three minutes from ex-Tottenham midfield man Luka Modric and former United golden boy Cristiano Ronaldo to move into the last eight.

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